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    Blue Nile Hotel

    Kebel 6 | Beg Tera, Bahar Dar, Ethiopia
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    06/08/2017 07/08/2017
    USD 38*
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    • Excellent11%
    • Very good42%
    • Average32%
    • Poor9%
    • Terrible6%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Airport Transportation
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    Fitness centre
    Accessible rooms
    Business Centre
    Dry Cleaning
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    6 Aug.7 Aug.
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    1 - 5 of 32 reviews

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Visited Bahir Dar in March of 2017. Blue Niel Hotel is one of the two great hotels I satyed in while in the city. The hotel is in the center of the city; I would say within a waling distance from restaurants, shops and even...More

    Thank johndir2017
    Reviewed 28 November 2016

    No problems with the place, good room, not hypermodern but clean and tidy en-suite rooms. Had come from a homestay so this was a rather easier option. Not on the waterfront but well located in walking distance of bus station, countless restaurants, and day-today live...More

    Thank Travelmag007
    Reviewed 9 May 2016

    For this Ethiopian trip my wife and I were traveling a bit differently and rather then a flight into Bahar Dar and being whisked to the Kuriftu Resort by taxi, it was a long bus ride from Addis and a dark walk from the drop-off...More

    1  Thank Wayne W
    Response from Wubetu T, Manager at Blue Nile HotelResponded 11 May 2016

    First and for most, I would like to provide my heartfelt gratitude for your time to come to our hotel from lots of options and to write such constructive feedback to our service. In addition we really happy to hear comment of satisfaction which will...More

    Reviewed 10 April 2016

    We found this hotel on the banks of the lake and it really was beautifully appointed and clean. the rooms were large and clean and comfortable. breakfast was free and very substantial and the evening menu was very affordable for western tastes and the food...More

    Thank Duddoo
    Response from Wubetu T, Manager at Blue Nile HotelResponded 12 April 2016

    Dear Our Honorable Guest, Thank you very much for your choice to stay with us at first and I appreciate for your good comment of cleanness, room size, food test and our affordable price. Actually we are striving to give professional service and we have...More

    Reviewed 15 January 2016

    Although this hotel is in an edgy part of town the atmosphere changes once you come in the front door, the reception desk is well staffed and the recetion area is spacious and a comfortable place to sit out. The breakfast is good and the...More

    Thank MountainFrancis
    Blue Nile Resort Hotels
    111 reviews
    #5 of 16 hotels in Bahar Dar
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    62 reviews
    #2 of 16 hotels in Bahar Dar
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    133 reviews
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    Rahnile Hotel
    45 reviews
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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Pool
    • Room Service
    • Spa
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Room Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Pool
    • Spa
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Price range
    • USD 25 - USD 38 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Smoking rooms available ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 55
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    • Location
    • Ethiopia >
    • Amhara Region >
    • Bahar Dar
    • Also Known As
    • Blue Nile Hotel Ethiopia/Bahar Dar
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